Grey fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

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Grey fox climbing tree
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • The grey fox has a range spanning from southern Canada to northern Venezuela and Colombia. 
  • The grey fox is widespread in forest, woodland, brushland, shrubland, and rocky habitats. 
  • The grey fox is well known for its tree-climbing ability and is able to climb vertical tree trunks.
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Grey fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusUrocyon (1)

Information on the grey fox is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Gray fox, tree fox.
Spanish
Gato Cervan, Gato De Monte, Zorro Gris, Zorro Plateado.
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Grey fox status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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